Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signs legislation that will require health insurance companies to provide coverage for some services for children with autism, as legislators, parents and advocates for children with autism watch, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Overland Park, Kan. Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer, a reconstructive plastic surgeon, is to the governor's immediate left. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

Kansas to mandate some health coverage on autism

Kansas will require health insurance companies to cover services for hundreds of children with autism starting next year under a bill signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Sam Brownback.…
Bruce Weber

Kansas State gives Weber 1-year contract extension

Kansas State basketball coach Bruce Weber has received a one-year contract extension through 2018-19 after leading the Wildcats to 47 wins in his first two seasons — the most by any coach during that span in school history.…
Kansas First News

New Kansas African American Museum on hold

Supporters of an effort to build a new Kansas African American Museum in downtown Wichita are vowing to keep working, even after the proposal was postponed and land designated as the museum's location was returned to the city.…
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Jenkins leads fundraising in Kansas 2nd District

Republican Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins continues to enjoy a sizable fundraising advantage over the Democrat challenging her re-election in the 2nd District of eastern Kansas.…